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Teen Code: Sexting Slang Manual for Parents (Part 2)

The numerous ways our kids try to lock us out of their lives are evolving by the day. We just had to create another list to expose more of the secret codes our kids and teens are using to sext.   **Beware, some of them are graphic** Don’t worry if that list got you overwhelmed, or If you caught your child or teen using any of these slangs.   Adolescence is a stage of life characterised by risk‐taking without an adequate understanding of the dangers of those risky behaviours.   Help your children understand the dangers of sexting. Here’s how to discuss sexting prevention with your kids

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This new form of sexting should worry all parents. Emoji Sexting: The New Trend

We now know a lot of the language our children use in sexy texting; we are finally up to date. Right? Wrong! While we were figuring out how to use social media and learning from websites, our children have tried and succeeded – yet again – to be one step ahead of us.   Why bother in typing long texts or acronyms, when they can easily send emoji that only they would understand.   Here’s the inside scoop on what emojis mean what and how your children/teens/tweens may be using them. You can close your mouth now. We were just as surprised. And what’s more, these emojis can be combined in a lot more ways to infer a lot more […]

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Everything parents need to know about Sexting

Since the advent of the internet, there have been things that have not caused concerned to parents. Unfortunately, this is NOT one of them. This article would explain why and would increase your concern for your child’s safety on the subject. What is Sexting? Sexting is a phrase coined from the morphing of the two words actively involved; ‘Sex’ and ‘Texting’. Also called ‘Sexy Texting’, the word added to the lexicon of the Oxford English dictionary in 2010 due to its increased usage.   They defined it as “the sending of sexually explicit photographs or messages via mobile phone”. Although these images are mostly sent and received using mobile phones, they also could be done using a laptop computer.   […]

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How to discuss sexting prevention with your under 6 year old

With our children becoming more tech-savvy by the day, playing iPad games before they know what games even are. They share their feelings online even before they can speak or understand what emotions are. They even have virtual friends before they start school. It should come as no surprise to us that they may already be sexting before they know what sex is. Hence the urgent need to help them understand the dangers of the online world.   Somehow, whether it’s their short attention span, or its the difficulty in breaking key concepts down to their level of comprehension, with kids, talking about serious issues is a delicate process. That’s why we have come up with some helpful tips to […]

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Teen Code: Sexting Slang Manual for Parents (Part 2)

The numerous ways our kids try to lock us out of their lives are evolving by the day. We just […]

This new form of sexting should worry all parents. Emoji Sexting: The New Trend

We now know a lot of the language our children use in sexy texting; we are finally up to date. […]

Everything parents need to know about Sexting

Since the advent of the internet, there have been things that have not caused concerned to parents. Unfortunately, this is […]

How to discuss sexting prevention with your under 6 year old

With our children becoming more tech-savvy by the day, playing iPad games before they know what games even are. They […]